Historic Royal Palaces
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Tower of London
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture on the Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.
Tours begin every 30 minutes
Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower with an expert warden.
10:45, 12:45 and 14:15
Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.
Walk in the footsteps of those condemned to execution at the Tower of London on Tower Green and the Scaffold Site.
Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.
Selected Sundays in November 2019 to April 2020
Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Visiting the Tower in a group? Group discounts and savings are available on our tickets for groups of 15+. Find out more and book online today.
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.